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13 teachers test positive for coronavirus as Schools reopen

KIKUUBE- The Ministry of Health has confirmed thirteen positive cases of teachers from various schools within Kyangwali Refugee settlement in Kikuube district.

Richard Tabaro, the Kikuube Resident District Commissioner-RDC, says the 13 cases are part of 20 teachers whose samples were collected on Friday last week ahead of the reopening of schools. 

He told the press on Wednesday October 14th 2020 that they were locked up in a crisis meeting with Education stakeholders to discuss modalities of reopening schools in Kyangwali Sub County given the development. 

According to Tabaro, the affected teachers have been evacuated to Hoima Regional Referral Hospital COVID-19 Treatment unit for management.  

The 13 cases to bring to 113, the number of COVID-19 positive cases registered in Kikuube district since August this year.  Ninety-eight cases were treated and discharged while one person died within the settlement area.


Juma Mubiru
Mubiru passionately believes his journalism should bring to the fore the voices of the voiceless. Mubiru tries in his journalism to ask tough questions to those in positions of authority. “Journalism that changes lives is my goal,”


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